Home made seed compost

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Home made seed compost
« on: February 07, 2018, 16:56 »
Being a cold but bright day after a hard frost It seemed a great day to make some sowing compost to try The frosts have broken down the top soil into a very fine crumb even the lumps of clay were dust like so this was all sived together with a small amount of mult purpose and some perlite then put into an old metal  bucket and heated on the wood burner, :D for an hour or so Added water to stop it drying out and then sacked it up .hope it works still kept me warm for  a few hours  Any one else making  seed compost does it work ?
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Re: Home made seed compost
« Reply #1 on: February 07, 2018, 18:44 »
I use a third of either multipurpose or sieved hm compost, with a third of coir and a third of vermiculite or perlite. I don't sterilise it but rarely get any weed seedlings or problems

Works well: yours sounds similar to mine but cooked  :D
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